The Resource Politics of piety : the Islamic revival and the feminist subject, Saba Mahmood

Politics of piety : the Islamic revival and the feminist subject, Saba Mahmood

Label
Politics of piety : the Islamic revival and the feminist subject
Title
Politics of piety
Title remainder
the Islamic revival and the feminist subject
Statement of responsibility
Saba Mahmood
Title variation
Islamic revival and the feminist subject
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt. Unlike those organized Islamist activities that seek to seize or transform the state, this is a moral reform movement whose orthodox practices are commonly viewed as inconsequential to Egypt's political landscape. Saba Mahmood's compelling exposition of these practices challenges this assumption by showing how the ethical and the political are indelibly linked within the context of such movements. Not only is this b
Cataloging source
MiU
Dewey number
305.48/697/096216
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1785
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Politics of piety : the Islamic revival and the feminist subject, Saba Mahmood
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (Stanford University, 1998)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The subject of freedom -- Topography of the piety movement -- Pedagogies of persuasion -- Positive ethics and ritual conventions -- Agency, gender, and embodiment -- Epilogue -- Glossary of commonly used Arabic terms
Control code
ocn298104955
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691086941
Lccn
2004044289
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b3686271x
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298104955
  • acls069108694X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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